ST PETERS CHURCH,Racton,Chichester,West Sussex,England
OS Grid Ref.: SU 779 093
Denomination: Church of England
MAGNIFICENT FIVE LIGHT WINDOW WITH ELABORATE TRACERIES, DECORATED AS BELOW LIGHTS DEPICT (L TO R): FAMILY CREST AND BADGE OF IRISH GUARDS; DECEASED AS A MEDIAEVAL KNIGHT IN BLUE CLOAK WITH INVERTED SWORD; UNIDENTIFED SAINT; DECEASED AS MEDIAEVAL KNIGHT IN FULL ARMOUR WITH LANCE, BANNER AND SHEATHED SWORD; FAMILY CREST AND BADGE OF THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS. FIVE TRACERY LIGHTS DEPICT UNIDENTIFIED BIBLICAL SCENES
(ACROSS BASE OF WINDOW) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN TENDER MEMORY OF STEPHEN EDMUND FELL LIEUT IRISH GUARDS AND OF BASIL ROBERT FRANCIS SEC LIEUT COLDSTREAM GUARDS AGED 20 AND 19 WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY AT YPRES AND AT LES BOEUFS JULY 12TH AND OCT 3 1916/ THE DEARLY LOVED ONLY SONS OF THEIR SORROWING PARENTS HENRY E AND ETHEL M CHRISTY BY WHOM THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED. THEY KEPT THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOD AND THE FAITH OF JESUS. REV. XIV.12 LOVE NEVER FAILETH COR XIII.1 XMAS 1918
Subject / Period
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
Order of information: Unknown
Materials: Stained Glass
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
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THE CHRISTY BROTHERS ARE ALSO COMMEMORATED AS PART OF A REMARKABLE SET OF FOUR WINDOWS INSTALLED IN ST MICHAELS CHURCH, CHERITON, HANTS., TO COMMEMORATE THE NEPHEWS OF MRS MARY AUGUSTA PHIPPS EGERTON, WHO IS ALSO COMMEMORATED IN THE CHURCH. (NIWM 40625 - 40628) SEE FILE FOR AN EXTREMELY DETAILED HISTORY OF THE MEMORIALS AND THE FAMILY.
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